7520010 Electric locomotive 7178, VolkerRail

Electric locomotive 7178, VolkerRail



Discontinued, not available

Electric locomotive 7178 of the VolkerRail.

■ Model exclusively available at ROCO
■ Design with air conditioning and signal horn box
■ Pantographs with innovative fastening
■ With many separately attached plug-in parts, in part using etching technology
■ Individually switchable headlight or tail light and driver’s cab lighting in digital mode
■ In cooperation with VolkerRail

In October 2020, VolkerRail purchased three locomotives from the 1700 series as well as three locomotives for use as spare part providers from the Dutch State Railways. After comprehensive maintenance and repainting in their own livery, VolkerRail’s first own electric locomotive was put into service in January 2021 as the “VolkerRail 7178”. This locomotive, formerly designated the 1778 by NS, is used by the Dutch rail infrastructure company to haul diverse work trains.

Additional Information

General data
Coupling NEM shaft 362 with close coupling mechanism
Minimum radius 358 mm
Flywheel yes
Number of driven axles 2
Number of axles with traction tyres 2
Article number 7520010
Scale H0
Epoch VI
Railway Company EINSTELLER
Head light 3 headlight, dependent on the direction of travel/2 tail lights, dependent on the direction of travel
LED head light yes
Additional light function yes
Interior lighting Yes, LED, Digital switchable, Driver's cab lighting
Control AC
Interface Electrical interface for traction units PluX22
Digital decoder PluX22
Decoder-Type MS450P22
Sound yes
Buffer capacitor yes
Length over buffer 201 mm


Configuration Variables & Function keys (DE)
Use-Instructions (DE)
Spare part list (DE)